Iowa (IA) Secretary of State – Corporation and Business Entity Search

Iowa secretary of stateMatt Schultz, a Republican, is the current Secretary of State of Iowa. Divided into four divisions, the office of Secretary of State of Iowa is responsible for elections and voter resignations, business services, administrative services, and communications and publications.

You can search with one of the two search options. You can search for a corporate entity with business entity or the corporate name. You may also search for the corporate entity with the business number as well.

In this post we will describe you how to search Corporations, Limited Partnerships (LP), Limited Liability Companies (LLC), and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) for availability in Iowa. Below steps illustrate the corporate name search assuming you have the business entity or the corporate name handy. Follow these simple steps below to find details about any entity registered with the Secretary of State of Iowa.

Search Iowa Corporation Registry :

Step 1: Click this link to start your search. You will find a page which looks something like this.
Iowa Business Entity Search Step 2: Key-in the name in the business name text field and choose the option ‘Partial Word search as shown below.
Iowa Corporation Entity Search Consider you want to search ‘Starbucks’. Key-in ‘starbucks’ in the business name field.

Step 3: Click on ‘Submit’ button to find a page that looks like the screenshot shown below.
Iowa Business Entity Search Details List Step 4: Click the business number (160929 in this case). You will find the details like corporate name, status, addresses etc as shown below.
Iowa Business Entity Search Result

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